20
Apr.2020

CAD L2 (Medium) , Desktop L2 (Medium) / ,

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Shapefiles (SHP), despite being a standard in GIS, are files with a simple structure that do not support different types of graphic objects in a single file. This requires multiple export processes when you want to export Points, Lines, Polygons, etc. 'Spatial Manager' now allows you to run a single export process generating multiple SHP files depending on the object types to be exported

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16
Mar.2020

CAD L2 (Medium) / , ,

SPMGE3D-85

Although you can find several examples in this Blog where you can see how to export 3D objects to Google Earth basing their altitudes on an attached data or on their constant Z elevation, you can also export native 3D objects (such as Polylines or Lines in CAD versions). The case study reviewed in this Blog entry illustrates a very common scenario

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17
Sep.2019

CAD L2 (Medium) , Desktop L2 (Medium) / ,

Profiles_icon2-85

Google Earth includes a little-known function that allows you to analyze the elevation profiles of roads, streets, highways, railways, paths, etc. polylines. The tools for export/publish to KML or KMZ files from your flat 2D (or 3D) drawings and maps provided by 'Spatial Manager' (AutoCAD, BricsCAD, ZWCAD or Desktop), will enable you to easily perform this analysis from you own data

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